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    Why I am not an atheist - David Robertson vs Matt Dillahunty - Unbelievable?

    2014-02-15T00:00:00Z

    The Apostle’s Creed begins “I believe in God”. David Robertson explains why he doesn’t believe atheism makes sense, as related in a chapter of Why I Am Not An Atheist. Matt Dillahunty, host of The Atheist Experience responds in the first of two debates with David. ...

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    Unbelievable? Richard Dawkins debates Old Testament morality

    2013-12-07T00:00:00Z

    Richard Dawkins has described the God of the Old Testament as (among other things) a “capriciously malevolent bully”. The world’s best known atheist joins Justin Brierley to discuss the morality of the Old Testament in light of the Bible TV series airing in the UK on ...

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    Graphic abortion images - Anne Furedi vs Gregg Cunningham public debate - Unbelievable?

    2013-11-09T00:00:00Z

    Ann Furedi of the British Preganancy Advisory Service (the UK’s largest abortion provider) debates Gregg Cunningham of the pro-life Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform. They debate the motion “This house believes that it is morally wrong for groups to approach women and display abortion imagery outside facilities which ...

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    Should the Church keep out of education? David Robertson vs Terry Sanderson - Unbelievable?

    2013-10-26T00:00:00Z

    The National Secular Society recently raised concerns that Christian groups were infiltrating RE lessons in order to evangelise at schools. Although their report was dismissed by the Department for Education, President Terry Sanderson explains why their concerns were raised after they received dozens of complaints from parents. ...

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    I just believe in one less god than you... Randal Rauser & Ralph Jones - Unbelievable?

    2013-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Is the phrase “I just believe in one less god than you” a good argument for atheism against Christianity? Ralph Jones is an atheist. He interacts with Christian apologist Randal Rauser, the author of “The Swedish atheist, the scuba diver and other apologetic rabbit trails”. They talk ...

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    Good without God - Can atheism account for morality? Unbelievable?

    2012-11-24T00:00:00Z

    Were the concentration camps of the Holocaust absolutely evil, or simply something that goes against people’s tastes today? Canon Angus Ritchie is the author of “From Morality to Metaphysics” in which he argues that God is the best explanation of moral realism (that there are objective moral ...

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    Is pornography harmful to those who view it? Unbelievable?

    2012-09-08T00:00:00Z

    In the first of two episodes, we ask the question “is pornography harmful?” This week focusses on the effect upon users of pornography. Peter Watts is from Living Waters, a Christian ministry helping those affected by sexual issues. He argues that pornography is a form of false ...

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    Atheist convert to Catholicism Leah Libresco & Hemant Mehta - Unbelievable?

    2012-07-21T00:00:00Z

    When Leah Libresco recently became a Catholic her story was featured on CNN. Why? Because up to that point she had been an atheist blogger. Her story was soon being shared on Christian and atheist blogs. She talks to atheist blogger Hemant Mehta (aka The Friendly Atheist) ...

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    Unbelievable? Revisiting the evil God challenge - Law vs Peoples

    2011-12-10T00:00:00Z

    Stephen Law is senior lecturer in philosophy at Heythrop College, London and director of the Centre For Inquiry UK. He joins Justin to reflect on his debate with William Lane Craig during the UK Reasonable Faith Tour where he defended atheism. Glenn Peoples is a Christian Philosopher from New Zealand.

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    Unbelievable? 23 Jul 2011 - Is there justification for abortion?

    2011-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Recent statistics on abortion in the UK saw just under 190,000 abortions in 2010. Figures were also released for late abortions carried out because of physical and mental disability. Dr. Wendy Savage of Doctors For A Woman’s Choice On Abortion has been campaigning in the pro-choice movement ...

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    Unbelievable? 9 Jul 2011 - Grill a Christian round 4

    2011-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Scottish pastor and apologist David Robertson returns for a show interacting with three UK atheist listeners of the show. “Hasn’t the experience of common morality around the world shown that we have no need of a divine law giver?” asks Jim. Andrew shares his positive experience of ...

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    Unbelievable? 18 Jun 2011 - Is a secular society a more tolerant one?

    2011-06-18T00:00:00Z

    This week we air a debate that recently took place on whether Britain’s increasingly secular society is thereby a more tolerant one. Does secularisation bring a level playing field for everyone, or are Christians now being marginalised for their beliefs? David Robertson is a church pastor and ...

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    Unbelievable? 28 May 2011 - Can Christian morality inform secular society?

    2011-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Lord Richard Harries is a life peer in the British House of Lords and the former Bishop of Oxford. His book “The Re-enchantment of Morality” has been shortlisted for this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing. He argues that Christianity and the example of Jesus “re-enchants” ...

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    Unbelievable? 21 May 2011 - Is the Bible Unbelievable?

    2011-05-21T00:00:00Z

    Former Methodist minister turned atheist Leslie Scrace stopped reading the Bible after he lost his faith. 20 years later he read it again and wrote a book-by-book account of how he views it as an atheist called “An Unbelievers Guide to the Bible”. Leslie criticises parts of ...

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    Unbelievable? 14 May 2011 - Should women be church leaders?

    2011-05-14T00:00:00Z

    In 1995 the Church of England allowed the ordination of Women priests. But the question of whether the Bible forbids female authority in the church remains. Christina Rees serves on the Archbishop’s Council and the General Synod. She advocates for women in ministry and female Bishops. John ...

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    Unbelievable? 26 Feb 2011 - RE and indoctrination in education

    2011-02-26T00:00:00Z

    The UK Government recently outlined a White Paper that threatens to demote Religious Education to a peripheral subject in the curriculum. More info on the campaign to have it reinstated here: http://www.reactcampaign.co.uk/ Mark Roques of Reality Bites regularly leads RE workshops for students - he says we ...

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    Unbelievable? 5 Feb 2011 - Alister McGrath & Stephen Law - Why Won't God Go Away?

    2011-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Alister McGrath’s new book “Why God won’t go away” is a critique of the New Atheist Movement spearheaded by Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris & Dennett. He chats with atheist philosopher Stephen Law about aggressive atheism and its online form. They debate whether religion leads to violence and whether ...

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    Unbelievable? 29 Jan 2011 - Human Value & Subversive Stories

    2011-01-29T00:00:00Z

    Off-duty police men in Bogota, Columbia shoot street children because they consider them to be “disposables”. Using stories such as this Mark Roques asks whether value in human life can be found anywhere other than our being made “In the image of God”. Atheist Paul Thompson argues ...

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    Unbelievable? 15 Jan 2011 - Os Guinness & Mary Warnock debate religious freedoms

    2011-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Os Guinness is an author, cultural critic and Christian apologist. He co-founded the Trinity Forum which “seeks to transform society through the transformation of leaders”. Baroness Mary Warnock is a moral philosopher and atheist. She is a cross bench peer in the House of Lords and an ...

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    Unbelievable? - Philosophers Debate The Moral Argument for God

    2010-10-16T00:00:00Z

    Torturing children for fun - is that absolutely wrong?